Straightening an image


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Straightening an image

There are lots of reasons for crooked photos; maybe you're shooting hand-held or you didn't set your tripod up correctly. That's okay, fixing this in iPhoto is a snap. I've got two photos here that are both a bit little crooked. I think it was less to do with me, and more to do with the fact that these stairs were several hundred years old. Let's go ahead and double-click on the photo and click Edit Photo. Now we could straighten. With the Straighten button here, you see it turns on a grid.

I generally will zoom in to make this a bit easer and you could use the Panning tools on your mouse or track pad to see things. This makes it pretty easy to tell that these lines aren't straight. Dragging the slider here will rotate the image and automatically crop it. So a very slight adjustment there got those lines pretty straight. I'll click Done and the image is straightened.

Let's go to the next image and this is a close-up of the stairs. I'll click Straighten, zo...

Straightening an image
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Straightening an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Creating Photo Books with iPhoto

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